Saskatchewan Book: Photographs By George Webber

Text byLorna Crozier

September 29, 2020|
Saskatchewan Book: Photographs By George Webber by Lorna Crozier
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An evocative collection of contemporary photography that shines a light on the charm and disintegration of small towns in Saskatchewan.

Captured over 30 years, the 200 images in this finely wrought exhibition document prairie landscapes and rural structures like no other in recent memory. With skill, sensitivity, and a renowned eye for detail, documentary photographer George Webber once again transports the viewer with his lens across time, geography, and history.

Bright colours, sun-baked facades, endless horizons, and straight edges are all beautifully haunted by the shadow of time’s inevitable decay and nature’s slow embrace of abandoned human settlements. The varying shades of prairie-blue skies can hum with optimistic vibrancy, while fists of cloud can march toward an unknowable front.

Saskatchewan Book shows us that small prairie towns remain beacons of affection and bastions of memory, all the while succumbing to the enigmatic fate that eventually enfolds all living things.

George Webber is a renowned documentary photographer whose previous collections with Rocky Mountain Books include Prairie Gothic, Last Call, Badlands, and Alberta Book. He is the recipient of numerous National Magazine Awards (Canada), two Awards of Excellence from the Society for News Design (USA), and an International Documentary Pho...
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Title:Saskatchewan Book: Photographs By George Webber
Format:Paper over Board
Product dimensions:272 pages, 7.5 X 8.5 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:272 pages, 7.5 X 8.5 X 0.5 in
Published:September 29, 2020
Publisher:RMB | Rocky Mountain Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781771604406

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